Is this secure?

Aahz aahz at
Sun Feb 28 08:28:39 CET 2010

In article <mailman.247.1267115557.4577.python-list at>,
Robert Kern  <robert.kern at> wrote:
>If you are storing the password instead of making your user remember
>it, most platforms have some kind of keychain secure password
>storage. I recommend reading up on the APIs available on your targeted

Are you sure?  I haven't done a lot of research, but my impression was
that Windows didn't have anything built in.
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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